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Liverpool: Confirmed Line-Ups 17/18 - Newcastle Utd (Away)

Liverpool: Confirmed Line-Ups 17/18 - Newcastle Utd (Away)

The line-ups are in ahead of today's Premier League fixture with Newcastle United at St James' Park...

Kop boss Jürgen Klopp makes four changes to the side that drew with Spartak Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

As expected Simon Mignolet replaces Loris Karius in goal, while the other alterations see Joe Gomez, Georginio Wijnaldum and Daniel Sturridge come in for Trent Alexander-Arnold, Emre Can and Roberto Firmino.

For hosts Newcastle, summer signing Joselu continues up front despite the availability of Aleksandar Mitrovic after a three-match suspension.

Former Reds duo Javier Manquillo and Jonjo Shelvey both return to the starting line-up at the expense of Chancel Mbemba and Isaac Hayden respectively.

French defender Florian Lejeune is fit again after an ankle injury picked up on the opening day but must be content with a place on the bench.

At the time of writing, 63% of Vital Liverpool users who've voted in our online poll predict victory for Klopp's men. Of the remaining 37%, 28% foresee a third successive home win over Liverpool for the Magpies and only 9% a draw.

The game is scheduled for a 4.30pm BST kick-off and will be broadcast live in the UK on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League.

Newcastle United: Elliot, Yedlin, Lascelles (c), Clark, Manquillo, Ritchie, Merino, Shelvey, Atsu, Perez, Joselu.

Subs: Darlow, Lejeune, Diamé, Hayden, Murphy, Gayle, Gámez.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Lovren, Moreno, Henderson (c), Wijnaldum, Coutinho, Mané, Salah, Sturridge.

Subs: Karius, Klavan, Milner, Can, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Firmino, Solanke.

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Writer:Gavin Kelley-Day
Date:Sunday October 1 2017
Time: 3:33PM

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